From: The Christian Science Monitor
At an Atlantic Council event, experts debated what part the US government could play in regulating the Internet of Things more effectively.
With more than 20 billion devices getting hooked up to the Internet by 2020, the US government could play a big role in creating rules to eliminate software vulnerabilities in those products.
But regulating the potentially $19 trillion so-called Internet of Things (IoT) industry won’t be easy. Officials won’t just need to develop rules for products that range from refrigerators to cars, but may also need to decide whether to guide that process or follow Silicon Valley’s lead.